Trend Following Blog

Regular market observations from a trend follower’s perspective. This trend following blog shares trading strategies and trading psychology for long term success.

The Law of Inertia in Trend Following

The market moves in orderly and predictable trends. Overtrading and anxiety when trading can be avoided by implementing the Law of Inertia to your trend following mindset.

Trend Following With Regression Curves

Understand trends and trade the market with regression curves as indicator for the ongoing trend. Map them out as a forecasting technique to make sense of price action and its overall direction.

How to Invest Successfully With 5 Principles

This is a draft of my understanding of successful investing. In the many years of learning from the school of hard knocks, I started to understand basic principles to invest in a way that would make your mother proud.

The Millionaire Mindset of Daniel Ally

One day, Daniel Ally realized that he was living far below his potential. He went to his local library and searched endlessly for truth. After discovering a few books, he decided to turn his life around.

How Trading Builds and Strengthens Your Character

Trading consistently for profit is half methodic execution and half objective thinking. Beyond financial success, the school of trading can be an important teacher of strong character.

What is the Exponential Moving Average

If you want to trade stock market trends, you have to learn about the significance of moving averages. Here is everything you need to know about the Exponential Moving Average and why it’s the most reliable indicator for trading trends.

How to Calculate the Exponential Moving Average

To calculate the Exponential Moving Average, you need to obtain complete historical price data of the security you’re analyzing. Here you will find the formula to calculate the EMA.

Why the Golden Cross and Death Cross Do Not Work

A golden cross or death cross is an event when a short-term moving average crosses a long-term moving average from below (bullish signal) or from above (bearish signal). Here’s why they should not be acted upon.

Why You Can’t Invest in Startups

Following long term trends is difficult enough as the economy transforms itself rapidly. You’ll want to be growing along with a startup in hyper-growth. Most opportunities are, however, never becoming available to average investors.

20 Simple Ways to Build Trading Capital Fast

It’s always nice to have some extra cash that you can put to work during market downturns. Saving money on a tight budget or when your income is low can be easier than you think.

Trading Strategy Guide for New Trend Followers

One of the keys to being a successful trend follower is not only understanding how the market works, but also understanding your own personality. People don’t readily step out of their comfort zone, especially when it involves money.